January - March Residents
Angela Morales is the author of THE GIRLS IN MY TOWN, essay, and winner of the River Teeth Nonfiction Prize and the PEN Diamonstein Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Her work has appeared in Best American Essays and other publications. She is working on a second collection and a memoir. Currently she teaches English at Glendale College and lives in Pasadena, CA.
Jacquelyn Mitchard is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twelve novels for adults, seven novels for teenagers, and five children’s books. These include The Deep End of the Ocean, the inaugural selection of the Oprah Winfrey Book Club. With more than 3 million books in print worldwide, in 33 languages, Mitchard has won or been a finalist for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction, the Bram Stoker Award, The Shirley Jackson Award, and others. She has served on the Fiction Jury for the National Book Awards, and is a professor of Creative Writing at Miami University of Ohio and Wilkes University. Her articles frequently appear in O Magazine, Harpers, and Readers Digest, and her novels, essays and short stories have been widely anthologized. Mitchard grew up in Chicago and now lives on Cape Cod with her family.
Ann Garvin, Ph.D. is the USA Today Bestselling author of I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around, The Dog Year, and On Maggie's Watch. Ann writes about women, with a good sense of humor, who do too much in a world that asks too much from them. She teaches writing at the University of Wisconsin Madison Continuing Education and Drexel University Masters of Fine Arts program and has held positions at Miami University and Southern New Hampshire in their Masters of Fine Arts program. She is the founder of the Tall Poppy Writers where she is committed to helping writers succeed. She is a sought-after speaker on writing, leadership and health and has taught extensively at conferences and festivals across the country.